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3. 2010 Finishes- 49

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Friday, March 5, 2010

A Wonktastic Friday Update

I wish it was a Willy Wonka Wonktastic Friday, as that would at least involve chocolate and a better mood from my person, however, wonktastic refers to the 28 Ct Graziano White Milan Linen from Italy that I am working with. I am currently stitching on JBW Designs 'Cherries'. The original was done on a Melrose linen which has woven threads which fall between all of the squares. It was then made into a pillow.

Rather than try and procure the Melrose linen squares, I decided to stitch it on the 28 Ct Graziano White Milan Linen, which was actually earmarked for another project I decided not to do. I wanted a really summery feel to the piece, however, this linen is driving me straight up a tree. This piece is the wonkiest slubbiest piece of linen I have ever had the misfortune of stitching on. And in addition to that, it also obtain rub marks from the Q-Snaps less than three hours after I initially began the project. Oh, *YAY*. As a result, I took some scrap fabric that I had left over and buffered the snaps on the frame with them. I wouldn't mind so much, but the bloody piece of fabric cost me 10.50 back in the day, and it's really not that large of a piece. >:(

Oy, Oy, Oy! Oy, I say!

At any rate, here is my update:

Design: Leaflet #115, Cherries

Designer: Judy Whitman of JBW Designs

Fibers: DMC 523, 935, 963, 3363, 3685, and 3688

Fabric: 28 Ct Graziano White Milan Linen

I am not sure what I am going to do about the empty spaces where the woven bars would have been, but I'll cross that stitch when I come to it, eh? ;). I have 'Summer Side' all kitted up and ready to go for SanMan Sunday. Hopefully, I will get a chance to sit and work on it a bit.

Well, I best be off. I have chores that need doing and this afternoon, I have 'The Duchess' and 'Elizabeth: The Golden Age' queued up for my viewing pleasure. I have some Orville Redenbacher's Kettle Korn that I will be noshing vigorously during my cinematic afternoon. :P

Hope everyone has a great weekend!


Respectfully submitted,


1 comment:

Catherine de l'Atelier des dix doigts said...

I also have this chart to do but unfortunately a day is only 24 hours !!!